Chefs

Star shift: celebrity chefs are running some of the best pubs in the UK

9 top chefs who own pubs and pub chains

By Nikkie Sutton

Pub kitchens are traditionally cramped, hot and stuffy but this doesn’t stop well-known figures making their foray into them or, chefs becoming celebrities for their outstanding work.

The power of four: Oxford Blue has the perfect recipe for success

In association with Schweppes

What’s gastropub the Oxford Blue’s secret to success?

By Nicholas Robinson

The Oxford Blue represents the skills and passions of the four people behind it. Steven Ellis is the chef-proprietor and is engaged to head pastry chef Ami Blakey. Meanwhile, husband and wife Daniel Crump and Margriet Vandezande-Crump head front of house

Pub pay: a fair wage for pub staff?

Pub salaries – who gets paid the most?

By Nicholas Robinson

Employment in pubs is at a five-year high, with staff on average paid more than the national living wage. However, the trade still struggles to fill vacancies and some workers can feel short-changed when it comes to salaries

Music and food: Tom Kerridge's Pub in the Park festival expands

Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park – who’s there?

By Nicholas Robinson

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge’s Pub in the Park food and drink festival has expanded to four locations and features some of the UK’s finest gastropubs and restaurants, but who will be starring at each event?

Pub grub: according to Sargeant, 'at its best, a meal in a pub can compete with any restaurant'

Top chef Sargeant eyes pub rollout

By James Wallin

Michelin-starred chef Mark Sargeant has told MCA he is keen to secure a joint venture to increase his portfolio.

Quick change: labour turnover among chefs is approximately 40% according to People 1st

How to solve the chef shortage

By Nikkie Sutton

International recruitment, early age intervention and maximising college opportunities are just three of the ways to ease the chef recruitment crisis, according to recruitment experts.